So I know we aren’t the only ones that run across this stuff – so now that you have Bing’d the error above here are a few screen shots and an explanation of what caused your error.


This post will show what caused the “missing prvCreatePlugin Type” error message when you try to register plug-in.

Here is the error when it is failed to register new assembly:

register plug-in

This “missing prvCreatePlugin” error is due to lack of privilege. To register new plug-in, “System Customizer” security role is not enough.  You need to be System Administrator. Check your security role when you encounter this “missing prvCreatePlugin” issue.

Go to Settings-Administration-Users:

register plug-in

Find your name in the user list and double click on it. Click on “Security Roles” and check if you have “System Administrator” Security Role:

security role

Missing System Administrator role will cause Plug-in register failure. Once “System Administrator” role is added for you, the “missing prvCreatePlugin Type” error will be disappeared and your plug-in register should be successfully.

system administrator role

If you are still having issues please reach out and talk to one of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Experts at PowerObjects – your #1 Microsoft Dynamics CRM partner in the world.

Happy CRM’ing!

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